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The most up-to-date critical guide available, Film Studies: Critical Approaches covers all the significant theories, debates, and approaches to the subject. A team of international experts provides a clear and comprehensive overview of all the major theoretical and critical approaches involved in film analysis, including detailed coverage of established critical traditions--such as semiotics, feminism, and psychoanalysis--as well as important new areas of study such as film audiences and reception, queer theory, and identity politics. Chapter summaries and further reading lists help students to assimilate the material. Ideal for courses in film criticism and textual analysis, Film Studies: Critical Approaches guides students through the maze of theory to the heart of the subject.

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The most up-to-date critical guide available, Film Studies: Critical Approaches covers all the significant theories, debates, and approaches to the subject. A team of international experts provides a clear and comprehensive overview of all the major theoretical and critical approaches involved in film analysis, including detailed coverage of established critical traditions--such as semiotics, feminism, and psychoanalysis--as well as important new areas of study such as film audiences and reception, queer theory, and identity politics. Chapter summaries and further reading lists help students to assimilate the material. Ideal for courses in film criticism and textual analysis, Film Studies: Critical Approaches guides students through the maze of theory to the heart of the subject.

Synopsis:

Strategic Survey 1996-1997 reviews and analyzes the key political, economic, and foreign-policy developments and trends of 1996 and the first quarter of 1997. Articles covering regional security, proliferation, and military conflict form an accessible commentary invaluable for interpreting

world-wide strategic events.

Table of Contents

Introduction, John Hill

Part One: Critical Approaches

1. Introduction to Film Studies, Richard Dyer

Studying the Film Text

2. The Film Text and Film Form, Robert Phillip Kolker

Readings:

Written on the Wind, Robin Wood

Citizen Kane, Peter Wollen

3. Film Acting, Paul McDonald

4. Film Costume, Pamela Church Gibson

5. Film Music, Claudia Gorbman

The Film Text: Theoretical Developments

6. Classic Film Theory and Semiotics, Anthony Easthope

7. Formalism and Neo-formalism, Ian Christie

Reading:

Poetry and Prose in Cinema, Victor Schlovsky

8. Impressionism, Surrealism, and Film Theory, Robert B. Ray

9. Film and Psychocanalysis, Barbara Creed

10. Post-Structuralism and Deconstruction, Peter Brunette

11. Film and Postmodernism, John Hill

Film Text and Context: Gender, Ideology, and Identities

12. Marxism and Film, Chuck Kleinhans

Reading:

The Political Thriller Debate, John Hill

13. Feminism and Film, Patricia White

Readings:

Rebecca, Mary Anne Doane

Rebecca, Tania Modleski

14. Gay and Lesbian Criticism, Anneke Smelik

15. Queer Theory, Alexander Doty

16. Pornography, Laura Kipnis

17. Race, Ethnicity, and Film, Robyn Wiegman

18. Film and Cultural Identity, Rey Chow

Film Text and Context: Culture, History, and Reception

19. Film and History, Dudley Andrew

20. Sociology and Film, Andrew Tudor

21. Cultural Studies and Film, Graeme Turner

22. Film Audiences, Jostein Gripsrud

23. Hermeneutics, Reception Aesthetics, and Film Interpretation, Noel King

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198742807
Editor:
Hill, John
Editor:
Gibson, Pamela Church
Editor:
Dyer, Richard
Editor:
Hill, John
Editor:
Gibson, Pamela Church
Author:
null, E. Ann
Author:
Hill, John
Author:
null, John
Author:
Willemen, Paul
Author:
Gibson, Pamela Church
Author:
null, Richard
Author:
Dyer, Richard
Author:
null, Pamela Church
Author:
null, Paul
Author:
Kaplan, E. Ann
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
Film - Reference
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Film criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Reference
Subject:
Communication | Film
Subject:
Television Studies
Subject:
Communication | Film and Television Studies
Subject:
Communication | Film & Television Studies
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
106-2
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
29 illus.
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.74x7.46x.51 in. 1.04 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The most up-to-date critical guide available, Film Studies: Critical Approaches covers all the significant theories, debates, and approaches to the subject. A team of international experts provides a clear and comprehensive overview of all the major theoretical and critical approaches involved in film analysis, including detailed coverage of established critical traditions--such as semiotics, feminism, and psychoanalysis--as well as important new areas of study such as film audiences and reception, queer theory, and identity politics. Chapter summaries and further reading lists help students to assimilate the material. Ideal for courses in film criticism and textual analysis, Film Studies: Critical Approaches guides students through the maze of theory to the heart of the subject.
"Synopsis" by , Strategic Survey 1996-1997 reviews and analyzes the key political, economic, and foreign-policy developments and trends of 1996 and the first quarter of 1997. Articles covering regional security, proliferation, and military conflict form an accessible commentary invaluable for interpreting

world-wide strategic events.

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